Monday, September 5, 2011

[ZESTCaste] UP: Dalit woman gangraped, murdered

UP: Dalit woman gangraped, murdered
Last Updated: Monday, September 05, 2011, 14:14

Muzaffarnagar: A 27-year-old Dalit woman was allegedly gangraped and
strangled to death by unidentified persons in Walipur village of the
district, triggering protests by locals in the area.

The incident took place yesterday when the victim, Mamta, had gone to
collect wood and did not return. Her body wasm later found in a field
close to her village, police said Monday.

Following the incident, irate villagers blocked the Delhi-Pauri
Highway and pelted stones on vehicles.

The crowd was soon brought under control and the body was sent for
postmortem, said officials, adding no arrests have been made so far.


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